EVENTS & TASTINGS
Wine Tastings & Dinners to Beer Tastings & Parking Lot Parties, Taylor’s always has something Exciting going on!
We’ve always thought that the best way to learn what a wine tastes like is to actually TASTE it. To help or customers learn more about the wines we carry as well as craft beers and other local products we sell, we host numerous events throughout the year.
March 3 - Vineyard 36 Tasting
Join us on Saturday March 3rd from 1-3pm for a special winery tasting event featuring an amazing lineup with Vineyard 36 wines and owner Tim Gleason! He will be pouring his favorites from the winery and we are so excited to have him back at the shop!
Join us for a very special craft brew dinner at Oak & Dagger Public House Brewery on March 8th from 7-9pm for a 5 course meal with beer pairings. Tickets are $50 per person, all inclusive. Seating is limited.
March 15th - Sparkman Winery Dinner
Wine and Dine with Chris Sparkman during the very special Sparkman Winery Dinner we are hosting on March 15th at Midtown Grill, North Hills. Ticket Information coming soon.
March 17 - Mean Green Tasting & Raffle
On March 17th, 2-4pm we have a special Beer Tasting planned! It’s the Mean Green Drinking Machine Tasting (& Raffle)! Tickets are $2 and will be on Sale March 1st – 17th! Enter to win a 5 year old bottle of Scotch. You do not need to be present to win!
March 22 - Riedel Stemware Seminar - SOLD OUT
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading will be joining us as we host another awesome Riedel Stemware Seminar on March 22nd, 6:30pm! Tickets are $60 per person and you can take home glassware. (SOLD OUT)
March 24 - Parking Lot Party
It’s our first party of the 2018 Parking Lot Party season at Taylor’s Wine Shop and we are planning something extra special this year! Get ready for Gonza TACOS Y TEQUILA and Not Just Icing food trucks along with Norm’s Farms, Larry’s Coffee and Cocopod. As for Live Music, we have a first timer to Taylor’s, Alice Osborn! Saturday, March 24th, 2pm – 5pm at Taylor’s!
April 21 - Parking Lot Party
Saturday April 21st, 3-6pm is another parking lot party featuring Fully Loaded Fritters food truck, Not Just Icing truck, Wicked Weed Brewing, 21st Amendment Brewing, Norm’s Farms and live music by JUST US Acoustic Duo.
May 19th - Parking Lot Party
More food, more music, more tastings, more fun! Come hang out with us on May 19th, 4-7pm for our parking lot party featuring Jeffrey’s Grill & Mr. Softee Wake food trucks along with Norm’s Farms, Foothills Brewing, Cocopods, Larry’s Coffee and the George Fuller Band!
June 16th - Parking Lot Party
Join us on Saturday June 16th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for another fun filled afternoon in the parking lot featuring Route Bistro Food Truck, Norm’s Farms, Live Music with local artist Julia Pryde along with free beer and wine tastings!
July 14th - Parking Lot Party
Come hang out with us on Saturday July 14th, 4-7pm for a Parking Lot Party at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, Live Music with The George Fuller Band, vendors including Norm’s Farms, CocoPods and Larry’s Coffee! Plus, Free Wine & Beer Tastings too!
Sept 8 - Parking Lot Party
We have another fun filled Parking Lot Party on September 8th, 4-7pm featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, the JUST US Acoustic Duo band along with Norm’s Farms, CocoPod and Larry’s Coffee! We will have free beer and wine tastings too!
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading will be joining us as we host another awesome Riedel Stemware Seminar on September 20th, 6:30pm! Tickets are $60 per person and you can take home glassware.
February's Monthly Specials, Drink your Heart Out.
~ Fall in Love with Valentine’s Brews~
Take 10% off select Valentine’s Brews through February 28th!
~South American Wine Month ~
Take 10% off single bottles and 15% off 6 or more bottles.
Look for colored dots on qualifying selections.
Don’t forget to check back often for new events! We are always adding new and fun events every month!
OUR EVENTS MEANT TO BE AS FUN AS THEY ARE EDUCATIONAL AND INCLUDE:
At least twice each month we host Beer & Wine tastings at the store featuring 4-6 selections for customers to try with an expert on hand to tell you all about them.
WINERY TASTING EVENTS
Who better to explain the nuances of a special wine than the folks that made it? We love having winery reps, winery owners and winemakers behind our bar and schedule them as often as possible.
WINERY & WINEMAKER DINNERS
Several times each year we partner up with our favorite winemakers to host food and wine pairing events at one of Raleigh’s top restaurants.
We try to give back to our community as much as we can. Each spring and fall, Taylor’s hosts a BBQ luncheon to benefit a local charity in addition to numerous other fundraising and community building events throughout the year.
Feb 16th - Benevolent Neglect Winery Tasting
Winemaker Matt Nagy of Benevolent Neglect Winery will be at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Friday, February 16th, 6:30-8pm, for a very special winemaker tasting. Meet Matt and taste his latest releases from the Winery!
Feb 13 - Brewmance Tasting
It’s a Brewmance! February 13th our Maestro will be hosting a Beer Tasting that will have fourteen brews perfect for Valentines Day. So stop in from 6-8pm to fall in love with some of these brews.
Feb 16th - Craft Beer Fundraiser
Friday, February 16th is the Chinese New Year and 2018 is the year of the dog. To celebrate we are donating 10% of all craft beer sales for the day to the Wake County Humane Society so make sure to swing by any time this Friday & shop for some delicious craft brews which help support such a great cause!
Feb 10 - Brew Tasting
On February 10th, Jo, our maestro of beer, has a special beer tasting planned from 2 – 4 pm. She is collaborating with Advintage Distributing to bring you a full 15 brew lineup for sampling from breweries like Westbrook, River Rat, and Jack’s Hard Cider. Taste 15 Brews for $3
Feb 9th - Free Wine Tasting
Join us this Friday, February 9th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for a Free Wine Tasting with Scott Langston of Freedom Beverage!
Feb 2 - Sip, Shop & Sign
Come by Taylor’s on Friday, February 2nd, 5-7pm to meet and taste with four of the winemakers in town for the Triangle Wine Experience. This is our biggest tasting of the year and this is one of the best and easiest ways you can help by insuring that the wineries see some sales from their time and donations and are willing to come back next year.
Lee & Cristina Hudson of Hudson Ranch Wines
Bodegas Artadi of Spain
Andy Erickson of Favia Wines
Steve Reynolds of Reynolds Family Wines
We are proud to sponsor this wine dinner for the Triangle Wine Experience 2018 on February 1st, 2018 at 7pm! Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse hosts Diane Cline of Round Pond Estate and owner/winemaker Sam Lando of Lando Wines for this charity wine dinner for the benefit of the Frankie Lemmon School and Developmental Center. Click above for tickets – only a few seats left.
Dec 23 - Holiday Tasting w/ Kelli
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading Company will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Saturday, December 23rd, 1pm – 4pm for a very special tasting to get you ready for the long Christmas Holiday! So, come by to relax and stock up on some great wines for the holiday!
Jan 26th - Free Wine Tasting
Join for our Free Monthly Wine Tasting from 6:30pm – 8:00pm pouring fantasting wines behind the wine bar inside Taylor’s Wine Shop!
Dec 21 - Holiday Wines with Ariel
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and tastings are in the air! Ariel will be back at the shop for a special tasting featuring the Wines of Christmas on Thursday December 21st, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! This is also a great time to stock u on those last minute holiday gifts.
Dec 15 - Orsini Wines Tasting
Tis’ the season and all the holiday tastings too! Join us back behind the wine bar on Friday December 15th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for a Free Wine Tasting featuring Orsini Wines!
Dec 9 - Winter Wonderland Brew Tasting
Saturday December 9th we are hosting an event that is larger than our regular craft brew events. Our Maestro or Beer has put together an event where she will sample out 12 different brews “The 12 Brews of Christmas.” Bracelets for sampling are $2 and the event will go from 2-4pm. We will have Escazu Artisan Chocolates hand crafted hot chocolate and a local food truck. Bonus points is you wear cute mittens. We have gifts perfect for the holiday season so make sure to mark your calendar!